ARCHIVES 2001


CPJ Africa Program Coordinator: JOEL CAMPAGNA
Researcher: Karam Tannous




MOROCCO:  Three newspapers banned for alleging prime minister's involvement in 1972 coup attempt
Posted December 8, 2000  

ISRAEL and the OCCUPIED TERRITORIES:   Peril in the territories
Posted November 9, 2000  

ISRAEL:   CNN Correspondent Wounded in Gaza
Posted October 31, 2000  

IRAN:   Judiciary bans three more reformist papers
Posted October 24, 2000  

ISRAEL:  CPJ protests military attack on Palestinian radio facilities
Posted October 18, 2000  

ISRAEL:   At least five journalist injured in Israeli-Palestinian clashes
Posted October 6, 2000  

TURKEY:   Journalist Nadire Mater acquitted on charges of "insulting" the military
Posted September 29, 2000  

TURKEY:   Verdict expected tomorrow in Nadire Mater case
Posted September 28, 2000  

JORDAN:  Press association expels secretary general
Posted Sept. 6, 2000  

TURKEY:  Nadire Mater appears in court
Posted August 24, 2000   [more]

IRAN:  Two more journalists detained as press crackdown continues
Posted August 14, 2000   [More]

IRAN'S UNCIVIL WARS:  A CPJ Briefing
Posted August 14, 2000   [Go to Briefing]

IRAN:  CPJ outraged over closing of another reformist paper
Posted August 8, 2000   [more]

IRAN:  Khamenei quashes press reform bill
Posted August 7, 2000   [more]

IRAN:   New parliament to debate press-code reform
Posted August 4, 2000   [more]

IRAN:  Judiciary suspends weekly newspaper; 21st pro-reform publication banned this year
Posted July 26, 2000   [more]

LEBANON: Journalist's passport officially restored
Posted July 19, 2000   [more]
IRAN: Journalist sentenced
Posted July 17, 2000   [more]
SYRIA: New president urged to free imprisoned journalists, unshackle press
Posted July 13, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

LEBANON: Respected journalist's passport revoked
Posted July 7, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

IRAN: Clerical court bans another reformist newspaper
Posted June 28, 2000   [more]

ISRAEL: Killing of BBC driver in south Lebanon either deliberate or reckless, CPJ finds
Posted June 19, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

PALESTINE: Police detain journalist
Posted June 14, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

PALESTINE: Open season on broadcast media
Posted June 2, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

MOROCCO: King amnesties convicted journalists
Posted June 2, 2000   [more]
TUNISIA: Journalist wounded in drive-by shooting
Posted May 26, 2000   [more]

LEBANON: Local journalist freed as Israeli forces withdraw from South Lebanon; BBC driver killed by shellfire
Posted May 23, 2000   [more]

MOROCCO: Censorship, criminal prosecution of journalists on the rise
Posted May 17, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]
YEMEN: Editor charged with instigating "sectarian feuds"
Posted May 15, 2000   [more]

YEMEN: Editor prosecuted for coverage of local terrorism trial
Posted May 11, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

IRAN:  The Press on Trial
Iran's reformist newspapers have been fighting to liberalize the country's strict Islamic theocracy. Last week, the theocrats struck back. A CPJ Briefing.
Posted May 5, 2000   [Go to Briefing]

IRAN: Three more pro-reform papers shut down
Posted April 27, 2000   [more]

IRAN:  JUDICIAL AUTHORITIES BAN 14 NEWSPAPERS, JAIL TWO JOURNALISTS
Posted April 24, 2000   [more]

IRAN:  SUPREME LEADER LASHES OUT AT REFORMIST MEDIA; PARLIAMENT STIFFENS PRESS LAW
Posted April 21, 2000   [more]

EGYPT:  FIVE OPPOSITION JOURNALISTS SENTENCED
Posted April 19, 2000   [more]

MOROCCO: STATE CRACKS DOWN ON WESTERN SAHARA COVERAGE
Posted April 19, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

IRAN: LEADING EDITOR JAILED
Posted April 14, 2000   [Read CPJ's protest letter]

YEMEN: CPJ URGES CLINTON TO RAISE PRESS FREEDOM CONCERNS WITH YEMENI LEADER
Posted April 3, 2000   [more]

EGYPT: THREE JOURNALISTS SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR LIBEL
Posted April 3, 2000   [more]

MOROCCO: PUBLICATION OF NEW WEEKLY BLOCKED BECAUSE OF CONTENT
Posted March 31, 2000   [more]

SYRIA:  JAILED JOURNALIST WINS UNESCO PRESS FREEDOM AWARD
Posted March 27, 2000   [more]

IRAN:  REFORMIST PUBLISHER IN COMA AFTER SHOOTING
Posted March 14, 2000   [more]

YEMEN:   Editor banned for life
Posted February 25, 2000 [ Read CPJ's Protest Letter]

ISRAEL:  JOURNALISTS PROTEST TREATMENT OF PALESTINIAN REPORTER
Posted February 11, 2000   [more]



Mideast Overview


Algeria

Egypt

The Gulf States

(Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and others)

Iran

Iraq

Israel and the Occupied Territories


Jordan

Lebanon

Mauritania

Morocco

Palestinian National Authority

Sudan

Syria

Tunisia

Turkey

Yemen







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May 5, 2000